This three-hour seminar for whole-staff examines how teachers of students with special educational needs can work co-operatively with mainstream teachers to meet a wide range of students’ learning needs, and in particular the needs of students with special educational needs (SEN). It focuses on co-teaching as an effective instructional and organisational arrangement for inclusive education classrooms. It explores the common challenges involved in co-teaching, along with its rationale and benefits for students, teachers and the school. Group activities take place throughout the seminar to help stimulate participants’ thinking and aid practical implementation of the strategy.
The key aims of the seminar are:
This seminar is available as a whole-staff continuing professional development activity, delivered in the school. It normally takes place over a three-hour period, including a break, and is divided into two parts which includes participants’ involvement in workshops.
To avail of this seminar: Request the seminar through the SESS Supports Scheme (In-school Support).